Elections Industry Veteran Joins MTX Group of Vice President

Edwin Smith brings more than two decades of experience in the elections industry, and MTX said he will focus on driving transformation in election office business processes, security, reliability, and innovation.

MTX Group, a Frisco-based company, has announced that Edwin Smith has joined the firm as vice president of election solutions. According to MTX, this appointment is part of the company’s commitment to creating trusted, secure, and accessible election systems.

Smith brings more than two decades of experience in the elections industry, and MTX said he will focus on driving transformation in election office business processes, security, reliability, and innovation.

“We recognize that trust is paramount when it comes to election systems. We are committed to investing in our domain experts to leverage their industry experiences while our world-class engineers tackle innovation for systems that drive outcomes for years to come. I am confident that Ed will bring great opportunities for MTX to create a global impact in our communities, ” MTX founder & CEO Das Nobel said in a statement.

MTX noted that Smith previously implemented corporate strategies for market entry, bringing products that span the entire election management cycle to market.

According to the company, Smith is an expert in election system product management, certification, usability, and security and has supported election deployments on multiple continents. He also has served on the executive committee of the Elections Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council (EI-SCC), responsible for building resilience in protecting and defending our nation’s critical voting infrastructure.

MTX said that in his new role, Smith will be committed to providing digital transformation to ensure secure elections.

“I am excited by the work MTX is already doing in the election technology market. The company’s innovation mindset and problem-solving approach are a great fit with my background and skill set. I am both honored and energized to lead this new team at MTX as we evolve into the leading technology partner to election offices worldwide,” Smith said in a statement.

MTX Election Management System

MTX said that in a centralized system, its Election Management System enables easy management of elections, voter maintenance, and campaign finance. The solution provides speed, storage, and security for the state’s needs, with secure and verified end-to-end process execution.

According to the company, features include:

  • Voter Management
  • Candidate and Petition Management
  • Campaign Finance Management
  • Redistricting Management
  • Election Operations Management
  • Election Results and Audit Management

MTX is a global technology consulting firm that assists government agencies and businesses through digital transformation. With a data-centric approach, MTX said it aims to transform long-term strategies and improve decision-making speed and quality with the help of cloud technology partners.

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